Richard Dowd - Founder and President

Richard Dowd - Founder and President

Richard Dowd is President and CEO of Dowd Associates. He manages senior-level searches for financial executives on behalf of some of the premier blue-chip companies and emerging firms in the United States. With over twenty years of experience in executive search, Richard has earned an enviable reputation among clients and contemporaries as one of the industry's most effective recruiters.
In addition to managing traditional searches, he consults regularly on trends in employment and human resources. Richard and his firm have received coverage from the Wall Street Journal, CFO Magazine, and Executive Recruiter News.

After graduating from Syracuse University, Richard set about mastering his craft earning the trust and satisfaction of clients large and small. Eventually, Richard's recruiting successes - mirrored, of course, by those of his clients - led to the goal of becoming a successful entrepreneur.

Richard and his team strive to satisfy clients every day, on every search, for every account. Only a boutique firm with Dowd Associates' commitment to client satisfaction allows for such a high level of personalized attention and accessibility. These very qualities make all the difference for clients.

Richard spends the bulk of his free time with his children Gabriele and Jason, playing golf, and cheering on the New York Rangers from section 226 of the Garden. In addition, he is a Board Member of the Ilias Kementzidis Music Scholarship Fund. For more information, please go to

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